Alpacasso: The Origin, a movie based on the popular plushie series Alpacasso, was released on April 1!
Enjoy our gallery of more than 78 photos from the event!
Comiket Special, a special version of the well-known Comiket (Comic Market), was held on March 28–29, 2015. The event was held at Makuhari Messe for the first time in 25 years, since 1990 (Comic Market 39), and was the event related to Comiket to have been held there since that time.
GARNiDELiA has given us the opening theme songs for Mekakucity Actors, The Irregular at Magic High School, and Gundam Reconguista in G. We asked the group about their upcoming performance at Sakura-Con 2015 in April.
Sakura Exhibition 2015 in Tokyo is currently being held for five days March 24–28. The exhibition will also be touring the States in April.
The professional soccer team Kawasaki Frontale, which even has players who participated in the World Cup, are doing a serious collaboration with otaku culture.
The main area of AnimeJapan 2015 opened on the March 21, revealing displays of the newest anime information and original illustrations from popular titles.
Get excited - trailers for spring 2015 slice of life and school life anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list ahead of time!
Trailers for spring 2015 anime are here! Check them out and plan your watch list early!
Japan’s famous tourist spot, Tokyo Tower, has been taken over by the One Piece crew! The island of adventure, “Tongari Jima,” appears!
The two latte artists opened the cafe REISSUE in Harajuku, Tokyo. The slogan of the shop is “A place where you can enjoy the best latte art in the world.”
George and Mattsun competed at the Latte 1 Grand Prix Championship held at Odaiba, Tokyo. It ended with Mattsun losing and having his face covered in pie.
Inside a skirt, there lies a universe.
We explored the creative activities and the source of inspiration of Laica Chrose, winner of 2014’s TOM Prize and ARTs*LABo Prize.
A talk with Mikeou, the creator behind this moe ita-curtain.
We spoke with Shirow Miwa, the manga artist and illustrator behind the cover of More Heroes and Heroines.
An exhibition of award-winning works for the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival was open from Feb. 4–15.
We spoke with illustrator Yuu, who designed “ita-curtains” featuring a Japanese-style Alice in Wonderland.
From famous characters of old, to characters from new series! The forefront of the figure world is right here!
Jan. 27, 2015 01:00
Y!mobile’s super cute heart-shaped cell phone, model Heart 401AB, and the anime Sailor Moon have teamed up for a collaboration! As a result, the incredibly adorable “Heart x Sailor Moon Collaboration Set (Cell Phone + Decoration Kit)” was created.
Jan. 26, 2015 13:00
New cast character visuals have been revealed for the stage play Yowamushi Pedal Inter-High Chapter: The Winner to be performed in Tokyo, Osaka, and Fukuoka beginning in March.
Jan. 26, 2015 07:00
Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai gained popularity with its 2011 TV series and became a huge hit with the release of a theatrical movie on Aug. 31, 2013. It is a masterpiece that tugs at the heartstrings of viewers and has left its mark on the history of anime.
Jan. 26, 2015 01:00
It has been confirmed that the TV anime Eikoku Ikka, Nihon o Taberu will begin broadcasting on NHK General TV on April 16. Also, coming before the broadcast, on Sunday, April 12 the show will be distributed to overseas audiences on NHK World TV.
Jan. 25, 2015 20:00
A genuine wedding tiara themed after Sailor Moon will be released in March. The design of the tiara was handled by the world’s first tiara designer, Taro Kamitani.
Jan. 25, 2015 16:00
A talk program with Momoiro Clover Z and KISS was broadcast on Jan. 19, and during it the music video for “Yume no Ukiyo ni Saitemina” was shown for the first time.
Jan. 25, 2015 12:30
In its Nintendo Direct broadcast for Jan. 14, Nintendo confirmed a Feb. 14 release date for the Nintendo 3DS game The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D. The package and download versions of the game will each be priced at 4,700 yen (plus tax).
Jan. 25, 2015 09:38
Sailor Moon Crystal is currently available on Niconico Douga. Up until now, various apparel items based on the series have been developed, and now a collaboration has been confirmed with Tralala, a brand that offers cute French casual apparel for adults.
Jan. 24, 2015 01:00
There have been talks recently about the necessity of overseas distribution of Japanese anime, manga, and characters. Under such circumstances, an original Internet anime is being promoted from the walls of a toilet in Harajuku.